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"WHAT WILL HAPPEN WHEN JESUS COMES AGAIN"
1 THESSALONIANS 4:13-18
INTRODUCTION: The misconceptions of what will happen when Jesus comes again!
Read many books and sit in on many theological discussions, BUT IT IS
TIME TO SEE WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS, NOT SCOFIELD, LADD, HAL LINDSAY, OR ANYONE!
1. WHEN JESUS COMES AGAIN HE WILL RAISE THE DEAD.(4:13-14)
Exp: "the dead in Christ"-(13) 'about those who sleep' a common euphemism for death.
Gk. word for sleep is "koimomenon" We get our root for ceme-
(TERM SUGGESTS THAT DEATH IS NOT PERMANENT FOR XIANS!) tary!
(14) 'God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep'
To take them up to himself-Believer does not emerge from grave
NEVER WAS THERE!
"the dead without Christ"-"the rest"--lost without God--The hope of resurrection t
life is not theirs--Resurrected for judgment and final
App: What about those that you know personally that have tasted death! This should
bring you comfort or much discomfort!
*The need for evangelism in this crusade effort!
2. WHEN JESUS COMES AGAIN HE WILL COME IN TOTAL COMMAND.(4:15-16)
Exp: Why? Because he will come in:
1. WITH ORDER--Alive in Christ will not precede dead, Lord will descend from
heaven, with a shout(a military command--Call them to ...
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